Grand Pines Guide Team

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Grand Pines Fishing Guide Service
The Grand Pines Guide Team is a group of professional Hayward, Wisconsin licensed fishing guides with nearly 60 years of combined experience guiding the lakes and rivers in Hayward, Wisconsin.

Find the fishing hot spots!

Find the fishing hot spots!

Specializing in Walleye, Musky, Bass, Crappies & Panfish
The Grand Pines Guide Team are versatile guides fishing for a variety of Northern Wisconsin fish species including walleye, muskies, northern pike, bass, crappies and panfish.

Why hire a fishing guide?
Find the fishing hot spots! Many visitors and vacationers to the Hayward, Wisconsin Lakes Area of Northwest Wisconsin come and stay for a long weekend or a full week or more so why not learn where the hot spots are early in your stay and take the guess work out of the rest of your Northern Wisconsin fishing vacation? Find out where the fish are biting on Round Lake – home of Grand Pines Resort – or the surrounding waters like the world famous Chippewa Flowage. Let the Grand Pines Guide Team show you what waters are producing and what the most effective technique is as the seasons change in Northwest Wisconsin.

Northern Wisconsin Fishing & Ice Fishing Guide Services
Winter is a great time to visit Hayward, Wisconsin! A popular winter time activity is ice fishing. Grand Pines Guide Team will completely outfit you for this winter fishing experience! Ice fish from warmth and the comfort of a heated shelter while we put you on the fish. Let our experience make the most of your valuable time!

Ice Fishing Guide Full Day $350.00

Includes:

  • Eight hours with up to 4 adults (additional adults are $50 per person)
  • Setup of a 4 person ice fishing tent at scouted location
  • Power auger and all bait and tackle
  • Pickup and cleanup at the end of the day

Ice Fishing Guide Half Day $250.00

Includes:

  • Four hours with up to 4 adults (additional adults are $50 per person)
  • Setup of a 4 person ice fishing tent at scouted location
  • Power auger and all bait and tackle
  • Pickup and cleanup at the end of the day

Full Day of Fishing $350.00

Includes:

  • Eight hours of fishing with guide and 2 guests in boat.*
  • All bait and tackle.

 

Sunrise Fishing 6am-9am $200.00

Includes:

  • Three hours of fishing with guide and 2 guests in boat.*
  • All bait and tackle.

Half Day of Fishing $250.00

Includes:

  • Four hours of fishing with guide and 2 guests in boat.*
  • All bait and tackle.

 

Family/Group Fishing Special $200.00

Includes:

  • Three hours of fishing with guide and 8 guests in pontoon boat.*
  • All bait and tackle.

 

Fish Fry $100.00

Includes:

  • We’ll cook your catch!
  • You provide fish cleaned and ready to be cooked, prepared with deep fryer and cast iron skillet.

Meet Our Guides

Mike Best

Mike Best is a professional Wisconsin fishing guide with nearly 20 years of experience guiding the lakes in the Hayward, Wisconsin Area of Northwest Wisconsin. He is a versatile guide comfortable guiding clients of all experience levels. Pursue a variety of Northern Wisconsin fish species including walleye, muskies, northern pike, bass, crappies and panfish on pristine Round Lake, the nearby Chippewa Flowage or one of many productive Hayward, WI area lakes from the comfort of a well outfitted 18′ Monark fishing boat. Or let Mike set you up for a great Northern Wisconsin winter time tradition…ice fishing! Mike enjoys taking kids and families fishing!

Daniel Palmer

We’re excited to introduce the newest member of the Grand Pines Guide Team! Dan Palmer always looks forward towards the next fishing adventure with guests who are interested in a fun day on the water or ice. Dan guides for all species aboard his Ranger Boat on waters in and around Hayward, Wisconsin. His home waters are right here on Round Lake!

Dan has a wealth of experience fishing the waters of Hayward and in the fishing industry in general. Working for the Walleye Federation, when he’s not guiding at Grand Pines, Dan travels all over the Midwest running professional walleye and bass tournaments. Dan is also a member of the Northland Tackle and FrabillPlano Pro Staffs and a longtime member of the National Professional Anglers Association #345 NPAA! CLEAN DRAIN DRY.

Tom Rice

Tom Rice has been guiding Hayward, Wisconsin and Cable, Wisconsin lakes for 35 years! With local knowledge like Tom’s, you’re sure to have the opportunity to catch a variety of species and enjoy an enlightening day on the water. Tom specializes in guiding for walleyes. He enjoys sharing his experience with fishermen and women of all levels.

Hayward Fly Fishing Company

Want to float the rivers in the Hayward, Wisconsin area fly fishing for bass, pike and muskies? Grand Pines is excited to have the fly fishing guides from the Hayward Fly Fishing Company on the team! These professional guides welcome all ability levels to come and share in a unique fly fishing experience on the beautiful rivers of Northern Wisconsin pursuing warm water species on the fly! Husband and wife, Larry Mann and Wendy Williamson, have been guiding and teaching fly fishing in Wisconsin since 1998. Still avid trout fishermen themselves, they have turned their guiding efforts to the rivers of Northern Wisconsin, plying their drift boats for smallmouth bass and musky. The guides at Hayward Fly Fishing Company offer a unique experience fly fishing for muskies and bass from drift boats on the rivers in the Hayward, WI area.

Full Day of Fly Fishing — Includes:

All the equipment, flies, lunches, beverages and snacks (please let us know in advance of any dietary restrictions), so all you really need to bring is a valid Wisconsin fishing license, hat, sunglasses, camera, appropriate clothing and a good attitude. We use top-of-the-line fly fishing equipment from Sage, St. Croix & Winston on our guide trips. Of course, if you have your own equipment and wish to use it, bring it along. Count on at least an 8 hour fishing day.

For more information or to book direct go to: www.haywardflyfishingcompany.com